January 10, 2017 / 3:06 AM / a year ago

MIDEAST STOCKS - Factors to watch - Jan 10

DUBAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy.


* GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaky as oil slump, ‘hard’ Brexit fears dim mood

* MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt corrects, Saudi extends losses and UAE outperforms

* Oil markets torn between Saudi led supply cuts, rising output elsewhere

* PRECIOUS-Gold holds below 5-week high on weaker dollar

* Middle East Crude-Chinaoil to receive another two March cargoes

* Afghan businesses feel squeeze from government tax drive

* Italy reopening embassy in Libya two years after closure

* Lebanon’s Aoun visits Riyadh to mend fences with Saudi Arabia

* Iran receives Saudi invitation to discuss haj arrangements

* Cyprus leaders seek deal in ‘historic opportunity’ for peace

* Iraq special forces advance in east Mosul, close to linking with army

* UN’s Palestinian aid agency urges Trump to revive MidEast peace bid

* Syria truce under strain; Assad ready to discuss “everything” at talks

* Morocco political deadlock deepens as premier ends coalition talks

* U.S. Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels -U.S. officials

* Iran to expand military spending, develop missiles

* Iraq gives full Feb crude supply to 3 Asia, Europe buyers despite OPEC cut

* Some Gulf Arabs commiserate over Iran’s Rafsanjani, Saudi silent

* Danske Bank says in talks with Iran central bank on financing

* Attacks target Turkey’s economic image, rate hike pressure unacceptable - deputy PM


* Egypt’s Eurobond roadshow to start next week in Gulf -finance minister

* Average yields on Egypt’s T-bonds rise at auction

* Faisal Islamic Bank FY standalone profit rises

* Egypt’s Finance Ministry issues $888 mln one-year dollar-denominated t-bill

* Seven Egyptian police killed in Sinai bomb attack

* Sawiris says to discuss Oi bid with Brazil gov’t - paper


* Saudi bourse to start T+2 settlement in second quarter

* Saudi’s Mobily appoints new CEO

* Saudia Airlines appoints new chairman in management shake-up - SPA

* Saudi’s ACWA Power to issue $1 billion bond in February - chairman

* Saudi’s Jarir Marketing Q4 profit rises 3.5 pct on rising smartphone sales


* Dubai loans loom for airport expansion and Expo 2020 - sources

* Investment Corporation of Dubai expected to issue dollar bond this month -sources

* National Bank of Abu Dhabi issues $885 mln Formosa bond


* Kuwait expects big commitment to global supply cut deal

* Board of Kuwait’s Americana endorses Adeptio offer to minority shareholders


* BRF, Qatar to buy Turkish poultry firm Banvit in $470 mln venture

* Qatar Electricity and Water unit acquires stake in IPM Indonesia and IPM Asia


* Saudi-Iran crisis, economic woes strain Oman’s neutrality

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